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Governors

 

 

Name  & Position of Responsibility Category of Governor (elected ) Term of Office Register of interest Link Governor Role
Mrs Angela Butcher Headteacher Ongoing N/A N/A
Mrs Nicky Selby Staff

(elected by Staff)

From 23/05/14

To 22/05/18

N/A N/A
Anna Addison

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

(elected by FGB)

From 31/07/15

To 30/07/19

Sian Henry

Vice Chair of Full Governing Body

Co- opted Governor

(elected by FGB)

From 31/07/15

To 30/07/19

Parent Governor at Field Junior School Pupil Premium/Safeguarding Governor

Headteacher Performance Management

Pay Committee

Health & Safety

Emma Staddon

Chair of SSO

Parent Governor

(elected by parents)

From 15/02/13

To 14/02/17

Training and Development Governor

SIP Priority – Leadership and Management

Judy Haggar LA Governor

(nominated by LA and elected by FGB)

From 01/01/13

To 31/12/16

Headteacher Performance Management

Pay Committee

SIP Priority – Progress and Attainment

Sara Jane Trebar Parent Governor

(elected by parents)

From 10/09/15

To 09/09/19

 SIP Priority – Growth Mindset
John Knibb Parent Governor (elected by parents) From 01/10/15

To 01/10/19

 SIP Priority – Growth Mindset
Penny Mortlock Co-opted Governor (elected by FGB) From 10/09/15

To 09/09/19

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SIP Priority – Growth Mindset

Sylvia Spearpoint Co-opted Governor (elected by FGB) From 01/12/15

To 30/11/19

Headteacher Performance Management

Pay Committee

Safeguarding

Children Looked After

SIP Priority – Leadership and Management

Sabeena Akhtar Parent Governor

(elected by parents)

 From 11/02/16

To 10/02/2020

 Pupil Premium

Sports Premium

SIP Priority – Progress and Attainment

Barry Tunstall* Co-opted Governor

(elected by FGB)

No longer a Governor, term completed

 

Husband to TA working at school
Richard Beeden*

 

 

Co-opted Governor

(elected by FGB)

 

No longer a Governor, term completed

 

Sarah Puntis* Co-opted Governor

(elected by FGB)

No longer a Governor, term completed Parent Governor ay Field Junior School Finance Governor

Biographies

Mrs Butcher

I have been qualified as a teacher for 14 years now and I am now in my fourth year of headship.  I began my career in Lancashire before moving to Hertfordshire in 2014.  I have a passion for Early Years and specialised in this area for 6 years.  My aim as Head Teacher is to ensure all children have every opportunity to reach their full potential, to recognise each child’s individual strengths and to ensure all children develop a love for learning.

Mrs Selby

Mrs N SelbyI have been a teacher for the past 14 year and as Deputy Head I work alongside the Head Teacher and the staff team to ensure that all pupils have a positive and engaging learning experience. As staff governor I work closely with all members of the Governing Body in all areas of school life.  Having two young children of my own enables me to have a deeper understanding of child development and the important role that school plays.

Anna Addison

I joined the Governing Body in 2004 as a Parent Governor and in 2008 was asked to stay on as a Community Governor.

I have two children, both who have been to the school or nursery.  I work with a large NGO focusing on children and international development.

In my spare time I coach rugby, am an active member of the Friends of the Earth and try to keep an allotment.

Sian Henry

I was originally elected to the governing body as a parent governor when my son was in year 2 – he is now in year 6 at the junior school! At the end of my 4 years I was asked to continue as a co-opted governor – I was very happy to accept. My background is in social work and further education. I have a particular interest in disability and equality.

 

Emma Staddon

I joined the Governing Body as a Parent Governor in March 2013.  I have 3 daughters; one who attends the Nursery, one in Year 3 at the Juniors and my eldest has just started at secondary school.  I have previously volunteered at the school and also play an active part in the parents association, FOFI (Friends of Field Infants).  As well as being a busy mum, I also work part-time in Training and Development for a car finance company.  I really enjoy cooking, cycling, reading, socialising with friends and writing lots of lists to keep organised!

Sara Jane Trebar

I am an ex English as a Second Language teacher and currently work as a child minder. I have 3 small children who all belong to the ‘Field family’. I enjoy community activities and working outside, particularly growing my own fruit and vegetables and helping others do the same.

John Knibb

John Knibb photoI joined the Governing Body as a Parent Governor in October 2015.  I have one son who was at Watford Field Infants until last year and three daughters; one of whom is currently attending Watford Field Infants.   I have previously loved volunteering at the school and am keen to take an even more active role in this wonderful school.

I have been working in secondary education, teaching in London, Africa, Switzerland and Belarus but have had a variety of jobs before this including working for the prison service.

I enjoy travelling, playing music and peace and quiet which with four young children is very rare to come by these days!

Penny Mortlock

I have two sons in years 3 and 5. Both benefited from a great start to their education at WFI and I am very happy to continue to support the school. I have volunteered at school and also support fundraising and social activities. I also am a volunteer for Herts Inclusive Theater, supporting young adults with moderate and severe learning difficulties. I have many years of publishing experience and currently I work part time for a local publisher.

Sylvia Spearpoint

SylviaI am a mother to 3 daughters and have been a nurse for more than 30 years.

I have had links with the school for 15 years, as a parent and professional. I am very happy to be continuing my relationship with Field Infants as a co-opted governor.

 

 

 

Sabeena Akhtar

I joined the governing body in 2016 as a parent governor. I have two
children at WFI, in the nursery and at reception and an older daughter in
year 5 at the Junior school. In addition to being a busy mum, I work for a
not for profit publishing house.